The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 84 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.73% 0.26% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 6.98% 2.19% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,075
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 137 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.52% 12.07% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 114 126 94
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 7 £32,500 +8.33% 3
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) SAN
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Lync
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) Dell
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco
9 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) MySQL
10 3 (17.65%) IIS
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) EqualLogic
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (11.76%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Lync
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
1 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) EqualLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago